What is skirting board?

A skirting board in a room looks very attractive and beautiful. It is needed to hide the gap between the floor and the plaster and prevent damage to the plaster. The plinth protects the walls from everyday knocks and scuffs and offer a good level of durability and resistance.

The skirting board has many advantages:

  • Easy to install
  • Affordable price
  • Excellent aesthetic characteristics
  • An additional way to hide bumps or wiring

In rooms where the floor is covered with linoleum or parquet, or other types of flooring, you cannot do without the plinth. Especially when it comes to a wooden house. In wooden houses are not allowed to hide the wiring.

Main types of the plinth

Modern the plinth for the floor are different. They differ in the material from which they are made, in shape and height. There is plinth straight, there are concave inside or convex outwards - in the building materials market one can find the plinth for every taste.

Materials for the plinth:

Wood - Wood - quality, beautiful and expensive plinths, elegantly look in any room.

PVC - the most common type of the plinth, they are beautiful, easy to install and maintain. Easily dismantled and, if desired, can be changed to any other.

MDF - beautiful and quite cheap, but short-lived and delicate. Near the natural tree will look poor and unnatural.

Polyurethane - serves for a long time, is resistant to changes in temperature and humidity. Before installation, the white the plinth can be painted absolutely in any color with ordinary water-based paint.

Metal - strong, look expensive and beautiful, but not suitable for any interior. The original skylights of stainless steel look original, which are used in office buildings or rooms in the style of high-tech.